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The Huffington Post
The spectacle of a strong-armed politician wresting control of the processes of government by denying his adversaries any rights whatsoever, including the right to free speech, self-determination, or participation in the process is a sorry one indeed.
Is gay the new black?
LGBT people have never and will never be enslaved for over 200 years based off of their sexual orientation.
Arizona's anti-gay bill harkens back to Jim Crow
Arizona's odious anti-gay "religious freedom" bill would have exempted true believers from state anti-discrimination and other laws if they could argue that compliance would violate their religious beliefs or moral principles.
The China Post
Longest-serving US congressman quits
The longest-serving member of the U.S. Congress called it quits after 58 years in office Monday, drawing the curtain on a career that began before U.S. President Barack Obama was born.
Reports: U.S. Rep. John Dingell will not run for re-election
United States Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in history, will not seek re-election, according to multiple reports.
The Detroit News
Michigan's Dingell won't seek re-election to Congress
Rep. John Dingell is leaving the Congress he's served for longer than anyone else in United States history.
Regulation of power industry is needed
I write in response to a recent letter opposing my position on the adverse affects of fossil fuel extraction and increasing deregulation.
New York Magazine
Notes on Being a Female Reporter in the 1970s
NPR's Nina Totenberg, who has reported on politics for over 40 years, spoke to Adrienne LaFrance about working as one of the only women in a newsroom .
The Columbus Dispatch
GOP supports freedom for all
As a conservative, I really get irritated when I hear those on the left call folks in the tea party "racist."
Jon Tester Named Chairman Of Senate Indian Affairs Committee
Montana Sen. Jon Tester is the new chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, while interim Montana Sen. John Walsh has announced his appointment to four committees.
A college professor asks, what are you going to do so that our students can pay off their loans? Another citizen asks whether the budget will be increased for this or that social program.